As we go about our busy lives, we take for granted that everything will continue to go as planned. In fact, most days go on about the same as the others before. But on occasion, God works in unusual ways and the status quo gets rattled.
When you did awesome things that we did not look for, you came down, the mountains quaked at your presence.Isaiah 64:3
Unfortunately, God sometimes uses hard times to get our attention or to help us to see His Will in our lives. Most of the time, these troubles make life harder and we long for the days when each day was a dull as the last. But something amazing happens when God works in unusual ways to make us focus on Him, we grow in Him. During these times, we seek out answers and, in doing so, we find God waiting.
God likes to work in ways that we are not expecting. It is only in these times that we can see the mountains quake. If God solved all of our problems instantly, the hard times would not be used to His glory.
God Works in Unusual Ways
God could have kept Daniel out of the lion’s den. But He wouldn’t have been able to show that He is faithful to those that love Him. He could have kept Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego from the fiery furnace. But He would not have been able to show that He protects the faithful. There are many other examples in the Bible in which God shows us His power during dark times.
Next time things are not going the way you expected, remember God may be using this opportunity to show you something different. Realize that God works in unusual ways. Do not get discouraged but try to be hopeful. Soon you will be able to see the mountains quake in you life.